Obituary

Jake Lake Pinkston

  |   Visit Guest Book

Jack Lake Pinkston

Knob Noster

Jack Lake Pinkston, 81, long time resident of Knob Noster, passed away on Dec. 2, 2013, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia.

He was born on Oct. 11, 1932, in DeKalb, Ill., son of Orley and Virginia Lake Pinkston. He was married in Denver, on July 13, 1953, to Carol Elizabeth Wren, who survives of the home. Jack graduated from West Rockford (Illinois) High School and then enlisted in the United States Air Force, retiring as a Chief Master Sergeant after 27 years of service. A noted square dance caller for 26 years, he was inducted into the Missouri Caller Hall of Fame. He was an avid golfer, and also enjoyed woodworking, wood carving, and model ship building. Music was an important part of his life and he had a fine singing voice.

Jack is survived by his wife of 60 years, Carol Pinkston of Knob Noster; by his children, Daniel Pinkston and wife Marla, of Golden, Colo.; Timothy Pinkston and wife Tonya, of Warrensburg; Michael Pinkston and wife Katrina, of Sterling, Va.; Elizabeth (Betsy) Pinkston Williams and husband Michael, of Washington, Mo.; and by twelve grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters, Bonnie Owen and Sandy Palmeno, and his sister-in-law Charlotte Pinkston, all of Rockford, Ill. He was preceded in death by his parents and by his brothers, Jerry Pinkston and Donald Pinkston.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 at Williams Funeral Chapel in Warrensburg, with interment to follow at Knob Noster Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral chapel from 1 p.m. until services begin.

Online condolences may be left at williamsfuneralchapel.net
Funeral Home
Williams Funeral Chapel
1400 South Maguire St
Warrensburg, MO 64093
660-747-6800
Funeral Home Details
Send Flowers
Published in SedaliaDemocrat.com on Dec. 4, 2013
bullet U.S. Air Force